Thyme and Mint Flank Steak

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There is something about a nice juicy cut of beef. The flavor and texture are just so wonderful. This marinated flank steak fits the bill.

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As I have said before, marinades are simple to make and the reward is wonderful. This one is super easy, just throw everything in the blender and cover the meat!

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Fresh herbs have so much flavor. I love summer, the herb garden full of goodies just begging to be used in everything I make! I have tons of thyme and mint. Good thing they go well together! Lemon zest and juice give it the added flavor burst.

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It is important to grill it to medium rare, medium if you must. As with any good beef, the flavor and texture are just lost if you cook it any more. We also enjoyed it a couple days later, on some homemade bread with pepper jack cheese. Talk about a fabulous panini! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

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Thyme and Mint Flank Steak
1/4 c. fresh thyme
15 mint leaves
Juice and zest of one lemon
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbs. Dijon mustard
1 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
2/3 c. canola oil
1 1/2 – 2 pound flank steak

Place all the marinade ingredients in a blender, except for the oil. Blend thoroughly. Slowly drizzle the oil in and continue to blend well.

If desired you can slightly score the meat a couple times to let the marinade penetrate better. Place the steak in a large dish and cover with the marinade. Place in the fridge and let marinate for 8 hours. Flip the steak a few times to ensure even flavoring.

Pull steak out of the fridge to allow to warm slightly while the grill heats. Grill to medium rare, 130 degrees. The time will depend on exact size and thickness of the steak.

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4 thoughts on “Thyme and Mint Flank Steak

  1. Liz

    You have just reminded me that I’ve never posted meat on my website. I have to try by all means and post something. This marinated steak flank looks delicious. It’s the sort or meal I would enjoy eating out on my deck on a cool summer day. Thanks for sharing this simple but elegant recipe. Wish you a wonderful week, ahead. Best wishes to the boys!!!

    Reply
    1. MamaD1xx4xy Post author

      I am definitely all about simple! It’s hard enough keeping these boys fed, I rarely have time for time consuming recipes. I used to make more elaborate dishes….before kids!

      Reply
      1. Liz

        Don’t worry the’ll grow and you’ll start those elaborate meals again. Six years ago I was so preoccupied with children, now they are grown up and they even help me bake and cook for the blog. Time does, fly by. Best wishes!

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